Today we are headed across the ocean to the heart of Africa — to the country many consider to be the heartBEAT of African music — the Democratic Republic of Congo. In our next stop for our summer series, Around the World with Busy Kids Love Music will be learning about the rich and diverse folk music of the Congolese people
After you’ve listened to and learned about the incredible folk music of Congo in this episode, be sure to print your passport stamp below and add it to your passport!
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:
BIBOC – traditional folk musical assembly of Democratic Republic of Congo – YouTube
“Ngange” Bakolo Music International au Centre Wallonie Bruxelles – YouTube
Africa Mokili Mobimba | Playing For Change | Song Around The World – YouTube
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 48
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with a variety of Congolese folk music performances. Check it out here.
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